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Georgia Dome's final NFL game has Super Bowl significance

Georgia Dome's final NFL game has Super Bowl significance

(CNN) - The NFC Championship Game between the Green Bay Packers and Atlanta Falcons is Sunday at 3:05 p.m. ET, and the noise level from football fans at the Georgia Dome likely will be at an all-time ... Continue Reading
Australian Open: Andy Murray wins first slam match as world No. 1, Simona Halep upset

Australian Open: Andy Murray wins first slam match as world No. 1, Simona Halep upset

LONDON (CNN) - Andy Murray won his first match as the world's best male tennis player, overcoming Illya Marchenko in three close sets in the first round of the Australian Open.Britain's Murray, see ... Continue Reading
Lindsey Vonn: Ski star returns after 'hardest recovery of my career'

Lindsey Vonn: Ski star returns after 'hardest recovery of my career'

(CNN) - She has had more than her share of setbacks, but Lindsey Vonn's fierce determination has driven her back into the World Cup starting gate this week.The 32-year-old skier returns after just ... Continue Reading
Rams hire Sean McVay, making him youngest head coach in NFL history

Rams hire Sean McVay, making him youngest head coach in NFL history

(CNN) - The Los Angeles Rams have named their next head football coach, but this isn't just any hire.At 30 years old, Sean McVay becomes the youngest head coach in NFL history. He replaces Jeff Fi ... Continue Reading
Ski World Cup: Henrik Kristoffersen blows away rest of field in Adelboden

Ski World Cup: Henrik Kristoffersen blows away rest of field in Adelboden

(CNN) - Henrik Kristoffersen put in a searing second run to finish a huge 1.83 seconds ahead of nearest rival Manfred Moelgg in the men's slalom at Adelboden Sunday.Overall World Cup leader Marcel ... Continue Reading
Vegas eRace: Gamer Bono Huis beats professional drivers to win $200,000

Vegas eRace: Gamer Bono Huis beats professional drivers to win $200,000

(CNN) - Ten professionals. Twenty gamers. One million dollar jackpot.Since its inaugural season in 2014-15, Formula E has delivered street racing to some of the world's biggest cities, and Saturda ... Continue Reading
Steve Smith just retired in typical Steve Smith style

Steve Smith just retired in typical Steve Smith style

(CNN) - Well played, Steve Smith. Well played.* slow clap *After 16 years, the veteran wide receiver -- who played for the Carolina Panthers and Baltimore Ravens -- has called it a career, rece ... Continue Reading
Ben Ryan: Hollywood and British Lions beckon for Fiji's rugby hero?

Ben Ryan: Hollywood and British Lions beckon for Fiji's rugby hero?

(CNN) - How do you follow Olympic gold?In the five months since Fiji's historic sevens triumph in Rio de Janeiro, it has been all change for the team's former coach Ben Ryan.The post-Games adul ... Continue Reading
Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak steps down

Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak steps down

(CNN) - Less than a year after winning the Super Bowl, Gary Kubiak is leaving his position as Denver Broncos head coach."As I told our team last night, this is an extremely difficult decision to s ... Continue Reading
NBA players, media to join fans in voting for 2017 All-Star Game

NBA players, media to join fans in voting for 2017 All-Star Game

(CNN) - Would LeBron James ever vote for himself to start in an NBA All-Star Game? Well, the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar will soon have the opportunity to do just that if he pleases.For the firs ... Continue Reading
Skiers count the cost of living 'White Circus' dream

Skiers count the cost of living 'White Circus' dream

(CNN) - With skis in tow they travel the globe, flitting like fireflies to some of the world's most beautiful mountain locations.But the glamor and glitz of skiing's World Cup circuit, dubbed the ... Continue Reading
Orlando Cruz: Boxer dreams of becoming first openly gay world champion

Orlando Cruz: Boxer dreams of becoming first openly gay world champion

(CNN) - The bright camera lights highlight his carefully styled beard, rugged features and defined cheekbones. Orlando Cruz looks every inch the archetypal tough, Central American boxer.Deeply emb ... Continue Reading
Autumn internationals: Italy shocks South Africa to write history

Autumn internationals: Italy shocks South Africa to write history

(CNN) - Italy beat South Africa 20-18 in front of a raucous home crowd in Florence to register a first ever win against one of the three Southern Hemisphere giants.Never before had Italy tasted vi ... Continue Reading

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